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Postby vicolisted » Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:58 pm

Thought I'd drop in and say hi. I don't know how active this forum is, but here I am. I thought it would be nice to try and find some Aussie weight loss-ers to talk with.

So hello, here's my story. I'm a 30 year old female Canadian living in Oz. Once upon a time I lost all my weight when I was 24, doing a very silly (read dangerous/unsustainable diet) with lots of exercising. I felt so brave and good about myself I came on a little working holiday here in Australia. I met a cute Aussie boy, with a cute accent, and a cute butt and best yet he was a wonderful person so I promptly fell cutely in lurve. Fast foreword 6 years, I'm still in Australia, still in lurve and sadly no longer feeling so brave and good about myself.

For many reasons I put on all the weight I lost and much more. At my highest I was around 127 kg but over the last year I've managed to come down to 95 kg. I grew up calculating weight in pounds so to me 95 kgs sounds pretty good until I realize oh right even though it's two digits it's still 209 lbs. So I've still got more to lose. But now a days I try not to stress on what the scale says. Instead I measure my goals in how good I look in clothes (and out), how easy it is for me to get up and be active, how I can fit into those rattan cafe chairs and not worry about it sticking to my butt when I stand. You know the little things.

So that's me.
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Re: New to this board

Postby mitchymitch » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:00 pm

Hey vcio,

Welcome to the forums and i feelyour story,

My advice to you is don't become to reliant on the scales they play tricks on the mind.
sounds like you have had good progress recently, what have you been doing i nthe way of exercise etc
My BFL Challenge M, 23, 186cm
Started 18/10/10
SW: 98.8kgs
CW: 86.5kgs (27/11/11)
GW: 83Kgs By 1/1/12
Wight Loss So Far: 12.5kgs
BF% - ~9%
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Re: New to this board

Postby Roblyssa » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:33 pm


I am also new, only joining last night. I started my weight loss at 93.4kg so I know where you are coming from. I am wanting to lose around 25kg.

Good luck with it all!

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Location: Brisbane

Re: New to this board

Postby Metalcharm » Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:40 am

Welcome to you both :D
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Re: New to this board

Postby 3ss3nc3 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:50 pm

hi i'm new too :D
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